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ABOUT THIS EPISODE Private Equity is about building great teams to evaluate talent and in turn risk.  Mike McMullan is a private equity investor, and formerly was a 4x All American for wrestling at Northwestern and a college wrestling coach for the University of Pennsylvania.  Spartan Up Combat series host Ryan Warner talks to Mike about the key ingredients for building a successful team.     In this episode you’ll learn -The parallels between building great teams as a college coaching and private equity investor -The role of risk taking in evaluating talent -How to sell people on your idea or...

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ABOUT THIS EPISODE “The moment I had the courage to be completely honest with myself”….that’s when things started to change for Sarah Hildebrandt, our guest today on Spartan Combat.  Sarah is a 3x member of Team USA and currently the #1 ranked wrestler in the country in her weight class.    Host Ryan Warner and Sarah talk about the all important moment of turning PRO. You don’t have to be a professional athlete to be a PRO. Turning PRO is about the decisions you make, consistently, in all facets of your life, day in and day out.  Sarah talks about......

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ABOUT THIS EPISODE Spartan Combat athlete Gabe Dean (@DabeGean) discusses his comeback to the mat, and how the passing of a family member helped motivate his return.   Gabe Dean is an assistant wrestling coach at Cornell - one of the top wrestling programs in the country - and was a 2x NCAA Champion for the Big Red.  Gabe recently returned to competition, and that’s the focus of our conversation today. Please Enjoy!   Find out more at https://spartancombat.com/   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Google Play: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpPlay   FOLLOW US: Spartan Combat: https://www.instagram.com/spartancombat/ Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/...

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ABOUT THIS EPISODE Kat Shai is a 6x Team USA member for women’s wrestling,  She’s competing at the national tournament this weekend, aiming to make the 2021 Olympic team. In this episode, Kat talks self-doubt, her experience with it after the 2016 Olympic team trials, and how to overcome it.     Find out more at https://spartancombat.com/   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Google Play: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpPlay   FOLLOW US: Spartan Combat: https://www.instagram.com/spartancombat/ Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod   © 2020 Spartan  

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ABOUT THIS EPISODE Kevin Ward received a master class in team-building, while working under legendary, Oklahoma State wrestling coach John Smith.  Now, Kevin is the head coach at Army and is recognized as one of the premier coaches in the country. In this episode, Kevin shares how-to, tactical advice on how to build teams from the ground-up.    Find out more at https://spartancombat.com/   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Google Play: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpPlay   FOLLOW US: Spartan Combat: https://www.instagram.com/spartancombat/ Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod   © 2020 Spartan  

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